Human Resources Business Partner

Date: 04-Jul-2019

Location: North York, ON, ON, CA

Company: Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited


Facility Location- Weston, ON 

Work Location - Weston, ON


About Us


Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, we are Coke Canada!


Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centers, and 5 production facilities nationwide.

We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love.


Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and Vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy®, Evian® and A&W®.


About our People


We are committed to doing our best every day and our core values define and reflect how we work:


  • Safety First
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Quality
  • Entrepreneurial


About this Opportunity


Based out of our Weston site, the Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will execute Human Resources activities aligned with the business while ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed and delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and best practices. This role will play a critical role in leading and fostering constructive labour relations with key stakeholders and administering the collective agreements.


At this position level, the HRBP is responsible for ;


  • Provide advice, coaching and counseling support to local management in the labour relations area (i.e. contract interpretation, discipline, attendance management, grievances), and contribute to the development of leaders' leadership skills;
  • Leads the labour relations agenda within the assigned region including the administration of collective agreements, labour management relationships
  • Participates in the preparation of collective bargaining mandates and in the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements
  • Effectively balance the advocacy of employees with the requirements of the business to ensure decisions are balanced
  • Lead investigations and fact finding on employee and labour relations issues within the region (i.e. harassment, and disciplinary issues etc.);
  • Ensures best practices are followed by staying current with labour and employment legislation and HR industry developments;
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and best practices to influence HR strategies, policies and procedures;
  • Drives implementation of Human Resources programs
  • Act as a change agent to support critical business initiatives and support leaders in all elements of effective change management
  • Conducting training for employees and managers as required (i.e. labour relations, attendance management, anti-harassment and discrimination etc.);
  • Champion the performance and talent management processes in the Region including participation in talent reviews and succession planning
  • Support the management of illness or disability of employees related to either an occupational or a non-occupational absence and supporting the business with the development of RTW plans, accommodation, and injury/illness reporting.



  • Completed a University degree in Business and/or Human Resources
  • Minimum five (5) years progressive experience as an HR generalist with minimum three (3) years with direct labour relations experience.
  • Experience supporting multi – location operations with multiple collective agreements
  • Proven ability to work closely with leaders to support the resolution of employee issues in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer focused with proven relationship building strengths and solid experience developing workforce plans based on business goals
  • Comfort and ability to thrive in a high-change, fasted paced environment
  • Proven collaboration skills with the ability to gain consensus through personal influence
  • Demonstrated ability to invite diverse perspectives, promote an inclusive work environment and support workforce diversity
  • Accomplished team-builder, skilled at inspiring, motivating and developing people
  • HR data analytics experience is an asset.
  • 30% travel within the region is required


Important – All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regards to this once you are contacted for further consideration.

Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people.


For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email


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